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Feb 08 2017

National Urban League Statement on the Confirmation of Senator Sessions for U.S. Attorney General

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 8, 2017) – Today, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial released the following statement on the confirmation of Senator Jefferson Sessions for U.S. Attorney General:
Feb 07 2017

National Urban League on Betsy DeVos Senate Confirmation Vote

WASHINGTON, DC (February 7, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial released the following statement today on the Senate’s confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:
Feb 01 2017

National Urban League Washington Bureau Executive Director Don Cravins Observes Black History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2017) -- Today, National Urban League’s Senior Vice President for Policy and Executive Director of the Washington Bureau, Don Cravins, Jr., released the following statement in recognition of Black History Month:  “Each February, during Black History Month, we celebrate... Read


Apr 29 2014

Civil Rights Groups Respond to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's Announcement on Donald Sterling

Civil Rights Groups Respond to NBA Commissioner's Announcement on Donald Sterling
Apr 24 2014

National Urban League Launches Put Our Children 1st Campaign

Nat'l Urban League Launches "Put Our Children 1st: Common Core for Common Goals" Campaign to Teach Parents About New Education Standards for Children
Apr 23 2014

UPDATED! Nat'l Urban League, other civil rights groups oppose floor vote on Johnson-Crapo in letter to Sen. Reid

In a letter sent today to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, the National Urban League, along with a coalition of civil rights, faith-based and trade groups said they could not support a floor vote on S.1217, the Johnson Crfapo bill.


Washington Update Special LPC Edition - April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017



Special Edition of Washington Update

It is our sincere honor and pleasure to welcome you to the State of Black America Summit featuring the 14th Annual National Urban League Legislative Policy Conference (LPC).  Our Legislative Policy Conference is usually a time where our affiliate presidents, young professionals and Guild members receive congressional and Administration updates, and meet with their federal elected officials.  However, this year will be a little different.

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017




Top 3 Things You Need to Know - February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017



Top 3 Things You Need to Know - January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017



Washington Update

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - December 23, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016
Staff Diversity in the Senate Matters 

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - November 18, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016



Election Outcome and Civil Rights Response

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016


Racial Bias Has Made Its Way to the Supreme Court

Top News You Need to Know - September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016



Top 5 Things You Need to Know - August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016




August is Congressional Recess

The United States Congress is in recess during the month of August.  This means that members of the U.S. House and U.S. Senate are working in their respective districts. The Washington Bureau urges affiliate CEOs and Young Professionals to use this time to meet with Members of Congress about issues of concern.  Should you need tips or help on how to schedule meetings with your elected officials, please contact the Washington Bureau.

Top 5 News You Can Use - July12, 2016

Tuesday, July 12, 2016



National Urban League 10-Point Justice Plan

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